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Uniroyal RainSport 3 225/55 R16 99Y XL

Uniroyal

Uniroyal RainSport 3 225/55 R16 99Y XL

Uniroyal - The wet-weather tyre with the best wet grip performance. A brand of Continental.

Tyre size
225/55 R16 99Y XL 
Stock Level:
at the moment, this product is not in stock
Type of Tyre:
Summer tyresSo
Speed Index:
Y: Approved up to 186 mph
EAN:
4024068614890
Item No.:
R-242764
EU Tyre Label:
DEX:
Client reviews rating:
(96)
EU
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Uniroyal RainSport 3 - The black shark

The new RainSport 3 – the latest-generation rain tyres.
The new Uniroyal RainSport 3 combines the best of two worlds to set a new standard in wet-weather performance. Its flowoptimised asymmetrical pattern optimally combines the benefits of asymmetrical and directional patterns. The result: maximum protection against aquaplaning as well as optimal grip when cornering and quiet interior noise throughout the tyre’s lifetime.

For compact-, middle- and upper-class vehicles and SUVs. Uniroyal offers more than 45 years of rain tyre know-how for optimum performance in the wet. High safety against aquaplaning. Rated as „recommended“ in the Auto, Motor & Sport summer tyre test 2014 (tested size 205/55 R16 V). It is the best tyre for longitudinal aquaplaning and wet handling.

Bionic: high-tech learns a lesson from nature.
The Uniroyal RainSport 3 is the first ever tyre to feature the completely new Shark Skin Technology. Uniroyal has transferred the unique flow-optimised quality of sharkskin to the surface structure in the longitudinal grooves of a tyre. Shark Skin Technology minimises turbulence, so that water can be channelled away more quickly – for maximum protection against aquaplaning.

  • High aquaplaning safety
  • Short braking distances
  • High grip when cornering
  • Quiet interior noise

High safety against aquaplaning. The new Shark Skin Technology and Ultimate Flow Structure optimise water flow. For the RainSport 3 the shark skin structure has been transferred to the longitudinal grooves of the pattern improving the aquaplaning safety.

Short braking distances on wet roads. Numerous grip edges due to a high volume of sipes improve the contact with the road surface. Due to extensive cushioning of the tread compound this leads to short braking distances on wet roads even in high braking situation.

High grip when cornering. Fast Curve Configuration provides the shoulder blocks high lateral stiffness for a direct transfer of the side forces. The flexible shoulder blocks enlarge the ground contact surface. Both lead to high grip when cornering on wet and dry roads.

EU Tyre Label and Efficiency Classes

EU Tyre Label and Efficiency Classes

The European Union, under CE 1222/2009, has mandated that all tyres manufactured after the date of July 1 2012 for cars and commercial vehicles include standard EU Tyre Labels classifying them by three performance characteristics:fuel efficiency classified from A to G,wet grip classified from A to G, and noise emission in decibels.

Categories of tyres unaffected by this regulation include: retreaded tyres, professional off-road tyres, racing/sports car tyres, as well as certain types of tyres designed to improve traction such as studded tyres, T-type temporary spare tyres, tyres for cars built before 1990, tyres with a maximum allowed speed of 80km/h, tyres for rims with a diameter less or equal to 254 mm or greater or equal to 635 mm.
This label is intended on one hand to promote economic and ecological efficiency in traffic, as well as increase road safety, and on the other hand to help consumers select appropriate tyres by ensuring a certain degree of product transparency.

Nevertheless, the label has been criticized for only showing a very limited number of characteristics. Professionals argue that tyres have many more features that are important and relevant to road safety, including but not limited to aquaplaning properties, driving stability, service life, product properties on wet and dry roads other than wet grip, properties on snow.
Tyre manufacturers suggest that the test results from various institutions and industry magazines should remain a very important source of information for the end consumer, because they focus on and rate a wide variety of tyre properties and features.

Uniroyal RainSport 3 tyre review

Average based on 96 test results
Grip in dry conditions
Braking in dry conditions
Grip in wet conditions
Braking in wet conditions
Grip in snow
Driving comfort
Internal noise level
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Fuel consumption
Kilometers driven 19,229,560
18.11.2020 from George Kapirelis
..driving in wet so secure like there is no water..
25.07.2020 from Borislav Angelov
Tyres are keeping me safe according the weathers conditions in UK
19.07.2020 from MJQ
I have purchased these tyres for both my car and my partners car. They are excellent for grip in the wet and dry. Braking is very safe and no skids - (if you brake hard). I am not an aggressive driver - but I have an engaging drive style. I am not entirely sure of the mileage per tyre as there were some alignment issues with the car. For the price point of these tyres i definitely recommend these and will continue to use them. They perform equally good if not better than tyres costing £100+ like other major brands.
22.04.2020 from Kenny McDonald
happy with the tyre and looking to buy two more in the near future.
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Brand Uniroyal
Model RainSport 3
Dimension 225/55 R16 99Y XL
Tyre width 225
Tyre profile 55
Construction type R
Tyre size 16
Tyre load index 99
Speed index (Y)
With/Without Valve (TT/TL) Tyre requires tube
M/C No
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